First Known Use of take-up
Definition of take up
- took up a collection
- took up the life of a farmer
- plants taking up nutrients
- take up skiing
- took up the trumpet
- take up one problem at a time
- took up residence in town
- the meeting was taken up with old business
- take up the slack
- took me up on it
- we must take the good work up again
Examples of take up in a Sentence
please take up the blanket so I can look underneath it
the soil was so dry that the plant seemed to take up the much-needed water instantly
Recent Examples of take up from the Web
Even if automakers can entice regulators and oil companies to take up the effort, change won’t come quickly.
Carnival Cruise Line, which occupied half the dome, plans to sail larger ships from Long Beach and expanded its terminal operation to take up the entire 142,000-square-foot facility.
Alice loved to cook and their assignment to France afforded her the opportunity to learn French cooking and also to take up painting.
If the Supreme Court takes up the case on appeal, his dissent provides the justices with a roadmap to either quash the CFPB’s independence or abolish the agency altogether.
Mandela went on to take up additional causes on the world stage, raising awareness of the HIV/AIDS crisis and giving a voice to those living in poverty.
But that 45-day project was put on hold in August after crews took up some of the existing blacktop and discovered soil that was still contaminated from an old gas station on the site.
This news will create fresh momentum for Congress to take up bipartisan bills to protect Mueller, even if GOP leadership continues to pigeonhole them.
Jagielka has turned out 19 times for the Blues this season, but has seen his regular starting berth become something of a rarity since Sam Allardyce took up the reins at Goodison Park.
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First Known Use of take up
take up Synonyms
TAKE-UP Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of take up
- the rate at which the cells took up glucose
legal Definition of take up
- take up a motion
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